The ultimate assisted opener, of course, is the automatic knife, once known as the switchblade.
What does AO stand for?
AO stands for Assisted Opener (type of knife)
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Slang/chat, popular culture
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We have 60 other meanings of AO in our Acronym Attic
- Arctic Oscillation
- Area of Operation
- Area Office
- Argentum Online
- Arkansas and Ozarks Railway
- Asia Onlus (Rome, Italy)
- Assembly Order
- Assessing Officer (tax; India)
- Assessment Objective
- Assignment Officer
Samples in periodicals archive:
Dan Williams, the manager of online sales, says their current standout product is the Bench-made Barrage axis-lock assisted opener.
Popular and heavily advertised brands of assisted openers include Kershaw with their excellent Ken Onion designs, SOG's Flash series, and the Blackie Collins Speedster series from Meyerco.